Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Software Development
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 9 6
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 +13
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 100 111 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 26.18% 21.06% 14.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.26% 24.45% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 90 18
County Antrim median daily rate £432 £410 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.24% +45.78% -36.62%
10th Percentile £301 £313 £246
90th Percentile £488 £469 £406
Northern Ireland median daily rate £432 £410 £281
% change year-on-year +5.24% +45.78% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -

Agile Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 310 454 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 81.15% 86.15% 84.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 377 79
County Antrim median daily rate £450 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +26.92% +51.16%
10th Percentile £275 £280 £223
90th Percentile £525 £500 £460
Northern Ireland median daily rate £443 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +7.27% +26.92% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
County Antrim median hourly rate £15.25 £12.89 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -24.19% -2.86%
10th Percentile £12.13 £10.60 £13.60
90th Percentile £29.25 £19.38 £31.20
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £16.00 £12.93 £15.75
% change year-on-year +23.74% -17.90% -36.36%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in County Antrim

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in County Antrim.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in County Antrim

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in County Antrim over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in County Antrim

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 19 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +3 99 £432 +5.24% 30
Agile Software Development
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 50 (50.00%) Finance
2 39 (39.00%) Banking
2 39 (39.00%) .NET
2 39 (39.00%) Oracle
3 35 (35.00%) SQL
4 33 (33.00%) Java
5 27 (27.00%) C#
5 27 (27.00%) SOA
5 27 (27.00%) Test Automation
6 19 (19.00%) Microsoft
6 19 (19.00%) MVC
6 19 (19.00%) OO
6 19 (19.00%) WPF
7 18 (18.00%) ASP.NET
7 18 (18.00%) SQL Server
8 16 (16.00%) Scrum
8 16 (16.00%) Spring
8 16 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (15.00%) REST
9 15 (15.00%) Relational Database
9 15 (15.00%) Functional Programming
9 15 (15.00%) Data Structures
9 15 (15.00%) SDLC
9 15 (15.00%) Risk Management
10 14 (14.00%) Python
10 14 (14.00%) JSON
10 14 (14.00%) Multithreading
11 13 (13.00%) Dynamics CRM
11 13 (13.00%) CRM
11 13 (13.00%) DB2

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (10.00%) Apache Spark
1 10 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (13.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.00%) SaaS
3 5 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 13 (13.00%) DB2
4 12 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (11.00%) RDBMS
6 10 (10.00%) Big Data
7 9 (9.00%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (8.00%) MongoDB
9 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database
11 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (2.00%) MySQL
12 2 (2.00%) OLAP
13 1 (1.00%) DB2 UDB
13 1 (1.00%) OLTP
13 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (9.00%) Selenium
2 7 (7.00%) JIRA
3 5 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.00%) TeamCity
4 4 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.00%) Grunt
5 3 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.00%) Bower
6 2 (2.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.00%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.00%) JUnit
6 2 (2.00%) Maven
6 2 (2.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.00%) CocoaPods
7 1 (1.00%) gulp
7 1 (1.00%) webpack
General
1 50 (50.00%) Finance
2 39 (39.00%) Banking
3 11 (11.00%) Front Office
4 5 (5.00%) Marketing
5 4 (4.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.00%) Advertising
6 1 (1.00%) Electronics
6 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (73.00%) Developer
2 29 (29.00%) Java Developer
3 27 (27.00%) Senior Developer
4 20 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 19 (19.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (12.00%) Consultant
6 12 (12.00%) CRM Consultant
6 12 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 12 (12.00%) Microsoft Consultant
6 12 (12.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 10 (10.00%) Talend Developer
8 9 (9.00%) Agile Developer
8 9 (9.00%) Agile Java Developer
8 9 (9.00%) Oracle Developer
9 8 (8.00%) C# Developer
9 8 (8.00%) Senior Agile Developer
9 8 (8.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 6 (6.00%) DB2 Developer
10 6 (6.00%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (4.00%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (39.00%) .NET
2 19 (19.00%) WPF
3 18 (18.00%) ASP.NET
4 16 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (16.00%) Spring
5 15 (15.00%) REST
6 14 (14.00%) JSON
7 11 (11.00%) WCF
8 9 (9.00%) WebSockets
9 7 (7.00%) JMS
10 6 (6.00%) TIBCO EMS
11 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (5.00%) RESTful
11 5 (5.00%) Web Services
12 4 (4.00%) .NET Framework
12 4 (4.00%) Hibernate
12 4 (4.00%) XML
13 3 (3.00%) ADO.NET
13 3 (3.00%) CSS
13 3 (3.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.00%) Data Structures
2 11 (11.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.00%) User Experience
4 6 (6.00%) Derivative
4 6 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.00%) Equities
5 5 (5.00%) Equity Derivative
5 5 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (4.00%) Grid Computing
7 3 (3.00%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.00%) Blog
9 1 (1.00%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.00%) Podcast
9 1 (1.00%) Replication
9 1 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.00%) Unix
3 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.00%) SOA
1 27 (27.00%) Test Automation
2 19 (19.00%) MVC
2 19 (19.00%) OO
3 16 (16.00%) Scrum
4 15 (15.00%) Functional Programming
4 15 (15.00%) Risk Management
4 15 (15.00%) SDLC
5 14 (14.00%) Multithreading
6 13 (13.00%) CRM
7 11 (11.00%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (11.00%) Change Management
7 11 (11.00%) Customer Requirements
7 11 (11.00%) Deployment Automation
7 11 (11.00%) ITIL
7 11 (11.00%) Kanban
7 11 (11.00%) Microservices
7 11 (11.00%) Presales
7 11 (11.00%) Service Design
7 11 (11.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (35.00%) SQL
2 33 (33.00%) Java
3 27 (27.00%) C#
4 14 (14.00%) Python
5 12 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 10 (10.00%) Korn
7 6 (6.00%) C++
8 3 (3.00%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.00%) Java 8
9 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.00%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.00%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.00%) Scala
10 1 (1.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (10.00%) Degree
2 8 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (7.00%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (4.00%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 39 (39.00%) Oracle
2 19 (19.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.00%) Talend
4 6 (6.00%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.00%) Sybase
6 1 (1.00%) Apple
6 1 (1.00%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.00%) IBM
6 1 (1.00%) SAP
6 1 (1.00%) Xamarin